9 Great Gardening and Springtime Apps

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The birds are chirping signaling the beginning of spring. This means it is time to get serious about your springtime garden. The following article contains all the information you need to know about the perfect apps you need when planning your springtime garden. Continue reading to learn more about these apps. 

The Organic Gardening Magazine

app is available for iPad users. This app allows you to view the magazine from the comfort of your home. It contains beautiful imagery and offers topics such as how to properly care for and maintain your roses, the different types of garden bugs and how to grow prize winning vegetables. 

The Garden Squared

app helps you lay out your square foot vegetable garden plot. The app lets you choose the dimensions of your vegetable bed- from 1 foot by 1 foot all the way up to 4 feet by 8 feet. 

Electronic Field Guides

There are many app choices for identifying plants when you are out and about, including iPflanzen, NatureGate and Leafsnap. You can search Google Googles for identification or take a photo of a leaf and submit it for analysis. If you want an answer quicker, you can read through a list of plant characteristics, such as the size of the plant, the shape of the leaf or the color of the flower to help you determine what type of plant you are looking at. 

Conde Nast

Conde Nast offers a digital version of their magazine and includes topics such as Prince Charle's Highgrove Estate Chicken Coop. 

Mother Earth News

This gardening app is published by Ogden Publications. It offers a library of DIY projects and information on topics such as green building practices, natural health, green transportation, renewable energy sources, organic foods and country living. 

Landscaper's Companion

This reference guide was developed using Agile Track Software and is available for $4.99. It includes information on more than 26,000 different plants, including perennials, annuals, shrubs and trees. 


There's a lot of work goes into getting the perfectly manicured lawn and this great piece of Lawn care software for Mac, Lawn Pro, covers a lot of the bases. There is a mobile version of the app and it allows for unlimited users. It allows gardeners to easily keep up with their schedule, invoices and even has a built in map and routes system. 

The Western Garden Book

Sunset's Magazine's comprehensive reference guide is available for iPhone and iPad for $19.99. It has more than 100 different slideshows, 30 DIY videos and more. 

Into Gardens

British garden designer, James Alexander-Sinclair, is filled with topics such as growing your favorite foods along with interactive captions. The tone is entirely breezy throughout, making reading quite enjoyable. If you are familiar with Alexander-Sinclair's blogging style, you will enjoy this tremendously. 

Android Apps If you are looking for a beautiful scene for your Android's wallpaper, look no further than Tea Garden Live or Celtic Garden Free. Tea Garden Live's developer, MobileFolk, says the peaceful Japanese tea garden scene is gorgeous and features a waterfall and moving water. Celtic Garden Free, from developer DualBoot Games, features beautiful Celtic gardens sure to please.

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